Posts Categorized: Hockey

Adding to the Offense

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The Montreal Canadiens announced the signing of forward Alexander Semin today to a one year contract worth $1.1 million. Semin became a free agent earlier this offseason after the Carolina Hurricanes bought out the remainder of his 3 year contract worth $7 million. Last season was Semin’s worst offensive season of his career as he […]

Leafs Name Lamoriello New General Manager

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The Toronto Maple Leafs made a shocking and major announcement today naming former New Jersey Devils President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello the 16th GM in Maple Leafs history. The announcement came shortly after Lamoriello announced his resignation as Devils president. Since Lamoriello is still under contract with the Devils, the Leafs will be required […]

Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey Begins New Era

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The Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League (EOJHL) is officially gone. The league has started over and rebranded itself as the Central Canada Hockey League Tier 2 (CCHL2). As part of the rebranding the league will begin from scratch resulting in a new constitution, new scheduling, new playoff format and new conferences among a multitude of […]

Aeros Season Ends After Trio of Overtime Losses

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The Athens Aeros closed out their 2014-2015 Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League regular season with a third place finish in the Rideau Division. The Aeros finished the season with a record of 17-20-3-4, good for 41 points. Entering the final week of the season the Aeros were tied with the Brockville Tikis for second place […]

Aeros Make Deadline Trades to Gear Up for Playoffs

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The Athens Aeros continued their 2014-2015 Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League season with seven games in the month of December and eleven games in January. The Aeros entered December in last place in the Rideau Division, two points behind the fourth-place Gananoque Islanders. After a tough loss to the Tikis at the end of November, […]

Aeros Struggle During Busy November

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The Athens Aeros wrapped up a busy month of Eastern Ontario Junior B Hockey action with a 6-4 loss to the Brockville Tikis at home on Sunday night (Nov. 30). After playing just ten games in the first month and a half of the season, the Aeros played eleven times in November. The Aeros entered […]

Local Players Help Start New Season on Right Footing

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The Athens Aeros opened the 2014-2015 Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League (EOJHL) season with four games in September. The Aeros began the season rotating wins and losses until the calendar flipped to October. After starting the season with a 1-0 shutout loss against the Prescott Flyers, the same team to eliminate them from last season’s […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Review

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Here we are a month into the NHL Playoffs and we are down to 4 teams. The 2009 Champion Penguins, the 2010 Champion Blackhawks, the 2011 Champion Bruins and the 2012 Champion Kings. So we are guaranteed to have a 2 time winner in the last 5 years. We’ve seen plenty of wild games, some upsets, some […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Predictions

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After an exciting first round of playoff hockey tonight marks the start of round 2 but just like round 1 before it gets underway I give you my predictions. Eastern Conference (1) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (7) Ottawa Senators After the first round you would think that the teams rolls were reversed. The Senators expected to […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Review

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After 2 hard fought weeks of playoff hockey the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs are over. We saw plenty of wild games, some upsets, some scares and a few steam rollings. I am going to take a look back at each series and compare its outcome with my pre-playoff predictions.     Eastern […]